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Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2016
Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.
Wednesday Walkers (Every Wednesday)
STEP ONE: This program takes place every Wednesday at 8:30am. Participants will meet at the Senior Center and then walk either a 30-minute or 1 hour loop throughout Central Park.
STEP TWO: This program is FREE! But to join you’ll still need to sign-up at the front desk or online at HBSANDS.org. Activity number 450893-5A
STEP THREE: Show up each Wednesday morning starting September 14th wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Let’s get healthy together!
A BRAND NEW WALKING CLUB LED BY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS! FREE!
Fiesta! (Friday, April 28, 2017)
Huntington Beach Council on Aging Presents "FIESTA!" Central. Join us for live entertainment, dinner, dancing and lots of fun! From 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm at Senior Center in Central Park. Sponsored by Memorial Care Medical Group and Orange Coast Memorial.
$20 HBCOA Members and $25 Non-Members.
Art Alive In Balboa Park (Sunday, April 30, 2017)
See the San Diego Museum of Art in full bloom as you experience the Art Alive exhibit a floral interpretation of famous works of art that are created by more than 100 floral designers. The museum also features a renowned collection of paintings including Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th and 20th century American paintings and sculptures. There will be time to visit the Balboa Park gardens and other museums (addtl. Charge may apply) or you can enjoy the free Spreckels Organ Concert. Enjoy lunch on your own in Balboa Park.
Members $69 Non-Members $79. Depart 8:30 a.m. Return 6:30 p.m.
Save the Date (Saturday, May 6, 2017)
Volunteer Appreciation Barbecue
The Volunteer Appreciation Committee, Jim and Kathy Dowling, Jane Burke, Heather Dodd, Kathy Pace, and Teri Simonis are planning a great celebration for active volunteers with 40+ hours of service in 2016.
Nuts Berries & Barbecue Camarillo Ranch, Nut House & Farm Tour w/Included Lunch (Tuesday, May 9, 2017)
See the San Diego Museum of Art in full bloom as you experience the Begin the day with a visit to the Camarillo Ranch House where you will enjoy a docent guided tour and learn all about the historic Victorian house, the original Rancho and the Camarillo white horses that originated from the ranch and gained world wide notoriety. Enjoy an included Santa Maria style barbecue luncheon consisting of tai-tip steak or chicken, grilled corn on the cob, ranch house beans, green salad, dessert and lemonade in the ranch’s renovated 1905 red barn. In the afternoon enjoy time to peruse the Somis Nut House– a family operated packing house, known for its candies, nuts and dried fruits. Continue on with a visit to a local family farm to see farm animals and enjoy a wagon ride through the many crops as well as a chance to pick strawberries which will be in peak season. Suggested walking shoes as there are uneven surfaces.
Member price $96 Non-Members $106. Depart 8:30 a.m. Return 7 p.m.
Hidden Orange County Lecture with Chris Epting (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)
Award-winning journalist and author of 28 books on travel, history, and pop culture, Chris Epting will tell little know stories about Orange County- From Elvis to Babe Ruth and beyond. It’s a look at some weird and wonderful, off the beaten track landmarks throughout the OC, with lots of trivia and fun stories culled in part from the author’s series of popular books on Orange County history.
10- 12pm in the Edinger Medical Group Room 1
Huntington Library & Gardens (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)
Visit the Huntington Library and gardens while they are in full bloom. The gardens feature over 15,000 kinds of plants from around the world many of which are landscaped into themed gardens including the Rose Garden, Japanese Garden and the Chinese Garden. The art collection in the original Huntington residence houses the most comprehensive collection in the U.S. of British and French art from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as being home to the famous “Blue Boy” and “Pinkie”. Enjoy time on your own to explore the grounds. Enjoy lunch on your own. Suggested : walking shoes, hat and sunglasses.
Member Price $65 non-Member Price $75. Depart 10 a.m. Return 6p.m.
Wild Goose Champagne Brunch Cruise Narrated Newport Harbor Cruise (Sunday, June 11, 2017)
Once the private yacht of John Wayne, the Wild Goose is now home to a wonderful Sunday Brunch and harbor cruise. Hop aboard, have a seat at your table and relax as you drift off into paradise while relaxing to background music on a two hour narrated cruise of the harbor. Enjoy a tasty champagne brunch complete with salads, eggs, assorted meats and seafood, delicious pastries and much more. Take a self-guided tour of the ship including the staterooms, the wheelhouse, and even lay on John Wayne’s bed. Enjoy time at leisure to browse the gallery and gift shop at Rogers Gardens, known as America’s most beautiful Home and Garden center.
Member Price $105, Non-Member Price $115. Depart 11 a.m. Return 4:30 p.m.
Save the Dates! One Year Anniversary! (Saturday, July 8, & July 15)
Saturday, July 8 COMMUNITY FESTIVAL! with food, fun and live entertainment. $5 for an afternoon of fun!
Saturday, July 15 ANNIVERSARY DINNER & DANCE This is an event you will not want to miss! Join the HBCOA as we celebrate the success and advancement for seniors and aging services in Huntington Beach. $125 Entertainment, Dinner and
Dancing under the Stars! Member Price $105, Non-Member Price $115.